There was an old Soldiers Reunion, one mile above Butler’s Mill on Paint Rock River on Saturday, July 4th, given by S. KEEL Jr., and J. R. LEDBETTER.
11 a.m. Welcome address by Rev. Geo D. ATCHLEY who came in his fathers place (J. H. ATCHLEY deceased) who had passed into the great beyond since last reunion, Sept 28th, 1912.
2 p.m. Address by Bro. Pete ALLEN who spoke on the “Heroic Deeds” of our Southern women during the years of strife and of the heroism of the chivalrous Confeds.
Song. “Come Thy Fount.”
Address. By Bros. Mack VANN and others.
3 p.m. Crowd driven from ground by cloud and reassembled at the residence of R. H. JONES.
Song. “God be with us until we meet again.” After a farewell handshake was dismissed by Bro. Pete ALLEN.
Soldiers present, 21, visitors, 67. Below we give the names of soldiers present, age, Co. served in during the war and post office.
R. B. LEDBETTER, Gurley, Ala., age 82, Co. H. 49th Ala., the oldest person present, who arrived at Woodville on morning train, missed conveyance sent for him, arrived at reunion ground on time, having walked all the way, five miles, didn’t seem to be worried.
W. W. DERRICK, Woodville, Ala., age 80, Co. G. 4th Ala.
Maston ELKINS, Woodville, Ala., age 80, Co. G 56th Ala.
B. F. WALKER, Grant, Ala., age 78, Co. D. 19th Ala.
Joe F. ELLETT, Lieut., New Hope, Ala., age 78, Co. C. 50th Ala Infantry.
W. D. BUFORD, New Hope, Ala., age 77, Co. E 37th Tennessee Infantry.
John A. DEARMOND, Grant, Ala., age 77, 49th Ala.
John S. Hale, Woodville, Ala., age 76, Co. I, 5th Tennessee Reg.
Peter ALLEN, Guntersville, Ala., age 74, Co. D, 1st Tennessee Cav.
A. J. IKARD, Lieut., New Hope, Ala., age 71, Co. D, 49th Ala.
John R. RUSSELL, Gurley, Ala., age 74, Co. D, 1st Ga. Cav.
H. H. (Ham) NICHOLS, New Hope, Ala., age 73, Co. E, 37th Tenn.
D. L. LEDBETTER, Grant, Ala., age 73, Co. H, 49th Ala.
Seborn KEEL, New Hope, Ala., age 73, Co. J, 12th Ala.
J. M. STEWART, Woodville, Ala., age 72, Co. E, 11th Ala. Cav.
James UPTAIN, New Hope, Ala., age 69, Co. F, 8th Ala.
W. M. SCROGGINS, New Hope, Ala., age 69, Co. A, 1st Ala.
John T. CAMBRON, New Hope, Ala., age 69, Co. A, 1st Ga. Cav.
W. J. MANN, Gurley, Ala., age 68, Co. C, 50th Ala.
M. M. VANN, New Hope, Ala., age 68, Co. C, 50th Ala.
J. B. PARKHILL, Woodville, Ala., age 67, Maj. Co. Ala.